Skiing in Alpe D'huez
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Skiing in Alpe D'huez

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View of my last ski trip to Alpe D'huez in France, it was a short holiday of 3 days where we had fantastic weather and plenty of snow.

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A: On the finish line of the Alpe d'HuZes

摄影师 - Roelof de Vries, 距离此全景2.6

The Alpe d'HuZes (Alpe d'HuSix) is a sponsored cycling-event to raise money for cancer research. On t...

On the finish line of the Alpe d'HuZes

B: Pierre & Vacances Alpe D'huez

摄影师Pierre van Geenen, 距离此全景2.9

View from the Pierre & Vacances apartment to the Pic Blanc Range and to the right the Massive Ecr...

Pierre & Vacances Alpe D'huez

C: Skiing in Alpe d'Huez

摄影师Pierre van Geenen, 距离此全景3.6

View down to the skiing slopes of Alpe d'Huez last January 2012.

Skiing in Alpe d'Huez

D: Alpe d'HuZes - 5000 cyclers fighting against cancer

摄影师 - Roelof de Vries, 距离此全景3.8

The Alpe d'HuZes (Alpe d'HuSix) is a sponsored cycling-event to raise money for cancer research. On t...

Alpe d'HuZes - 5000 cyclers fighting against cancer

E: Alpe d'Huez 2700m

摄影师Jiri Vambera, 距离此全景4.4

Alpe d'Huez 2700m

F: Marmottes 3 Funitel top station

摄影师Vincèn Pujol, 距离此全景4.4

Marmottes 3 Funitel top station

G: DMC II 2700m Alpe d'huez

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Panorama made near arrival station of second line of DMC at Alpe d'Huez resort, between picnic tables.

DMC II 2700m Alpe d'huez

H: Pic Blanc Avril 2013

摄影师Vincèn Pujol, 距离此全景5.8

Astonishing panoramic view from top of Pic Blanc in famous Alpe d'Huez ski resort.Lot of mountains ar...

Pic Blanc Avril 2013

I: Pic Blanc 3300m

摄影师Jiri Vambera, 距离此全景5.8

Pic Blanc 3300m

J: Les deux Alpes, soiiiif

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Les deux Alpes, soiiiif



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French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

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